By Karen Blackledge
The Danville News
DANVILLE — DANVILLE – The Week of the Young Child will be celebrated with a special program on the steps of the Montour County Courthouse.
The county commissioners will read a proclamation for the week of April 6.
They will also read the book, “Stripes of All Types,” which is the book chosen for the statewide celebration.
The Danville Eighth Grade Girls Chorus will provide entertainment.
The special event will start at 10 a.m. April 8 at the courthouse at 29 Mill St.
The purpose of the week, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, is to raise awareness and advocacy surrounding the importance of early childhood programs and services.
Preschool children’s artwork will be featured in downtown businesses in conjunction with the Danville Arts Council Budding Young Artist Show during the week.